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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 83
Views: 2901

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

The US really needs to work at dispersing 'winner cities'. I gather that Austin, Denver, Pittsburg, Santa Fe could be on the edge of that transition. I was disappointed that Tesla moved to Austin. Austin does not need a major blue collar boost, but Tulsa OK does. Also has really great RR connection...

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by NIKV69
Sat Dec 04, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

B717fan wrote:
The attorneys for the parents are claiming that they didn't flee and that they're returning to turn themselves in soon.


Think it's time to call Mark Geragos

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

It appears that the parents may be on the run. They aren't responding to phone calls or texts from their lawyer. I guess sonny is on his own now. Both the US Marshals and the FBI are searching for them. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/parents-of-suspected-michigan-school-shooter-disappear-afte...

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by NIKV69
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

Here is more about what happened. Highlights a lot about why the parents got charged and why there was a meeting at school. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/oxford-school-shooting-michigan-12-03-21/h_0632e1efaed7ceccc8c42660da93990b Nov. 26: Ethan Crumbley's father, James Crumbley, purchased a gun ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 2952

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

The WTA has made the daring and morally correct move to suspend all scheduled sanctioned tournaments from China. Some sponsors may balk at it, but since a ranking player is involved they had to do it. Of course a similar boycott of the Winter Olympics to be held near Beijing, China will never happe...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 83
Views: 2901

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

I wonder how many of those people regret their decision to move to TX or AZ? We have thought about moving to Nevada but, one decision not to, was publicly funded departments like transit and health care. Huh? Nevada has great public trans everywhere. Health care can be a challenge in the rural area...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 18
Views: 815

Re: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/12/02/school-bullies-could-face-three-years-jail-new-french-law/ In my opinion children has no place in jail in any civilised country! I really don't see what exactly this is meant to improve, and honestly it reeks of the usual pandering to the masses by ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: As Boeing's stock falls, is it time for investors to buy?
Replies: 39
Views: 3691

Re: As Boeing's stock falls, is it time for investors to buy?

One needs strong nerves to buy into a failing giant, IMO, especially one that shows no signs of understanding why it is where it is. You pretty much then are just left with the hope that someone somehow in-house can turn things around or a merger/buyout can release synergies. Basically Boeing is no...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 77
Views: 2072

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

Not much if you use the tried and true method of "stick thru spokes" It doesn't have spokes. Pepper spray to the face would've done the trick. The cop could also have punched him in the head. 9 rounds to the back was a tad excessive. I agree shooting was a tad quick but had a knife so I a...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus
Replies: 83
Views: 2901

Re: NYT: The Myth of California Exodus

I wonder how many of those people regret their decision to move to TX or AZ? We have thought about moving to Nevada but, one decision not to, was publicly funded departments like transit and health care. Huh? Nevada has great public trans everywhere. Health care can be a challenge in the rural area...

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

scbriml wrote:
This is just the pro-gun lobby's boogie man.



BS, if it were up to the Dem party we would be allowed a musket they don't want any weapon that is semi-automatic or holds mor than 3 rounds. How about you give us your solution and what guns we can have?

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by NIKV69
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 77
Views: 2072

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

I don't like the shooting. Don't like the employee too close to the action. I think that was a little to quick. Try no lethal first. If they don't work you have more of an argument.

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 43
Views: 1660

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Grooming is not about a short term forcible thing. It's much more sinister. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/grooming/ Of course grooming exists, and it is sinister. I just wonder if Ms Giuffre has been truthful in her testimony. She claims that her encounter with Andrew ...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

I bet a large percentage of people who are pro free are vaccinated, they are doing there best to mitigate the risks, the pro gun 2A folks are against any form of gun control. What’s the bet that the majority of pro gun 2A people are also passionate anti vaccers. This is such BS. I am pro 2A but I a...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 43
Views: 1660

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

While I have no doubt that girls were recruited for Epstein, I wonder how many of them were forced? That photo of Prince Andrew with his arm around a beaming Virginia Giuffre's waist doesn't exactly paint a picture of abuse or trauma. Grooming is not about a short term forcible thing. It's much mor...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

What do you want to do? You can't attack rifles he used a handgun. So did the Virginia Tech shooter and a number of others. It isn't particularly the style or model of weapon that's the problem. It's a political and cultural environment that proliferates weapons with no questions asked. Funny you b...

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by NIKV69
Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 222
Views: 7108

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

What do you want to do? You can't attack rifles he used a handgun.

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by NIKV69
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 43
Views: 1660

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Why be surprised? John Glenn was a Senator, and may have been part of the political side rather than the scandalous side. The pilot reported in the article that he saw no illicit activities that he can recall from 20+years ago. How could he? Epstein wasn't that stupid. As for Maxwell It seems she w...

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by NIKV69
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 268
Views: 7086

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Tasks

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 27
Views: 1591

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification

The draw for the European playoffs was held today and the possibility of Italy and Portugal ending up in the same bracket has been realized. Only one can make it to the World Cup. Path A Austria @ Wales (winner hosts final) Ukraine @ Scotland Path B Poland @ Russia (winner hosts final) Czech Republ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 4653

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Aesma wrote:
The US is already putting way more people in jail than all other countries, it doesn't seem to be the right way to do it, looking at the results.


I can give you a surefire way to not get in jail. Don't commit a crime.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 2952

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/27/tennis/p ... index.html

The WTA remains deeply concerned. So do I.
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https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/27/tennis/p ... index.html

The WTA remains deeply concerned. So do I.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14339

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

This thread is fascinating because there’s a general agreement that the law was served the way it should, and that everyone involved was pretty stupid. And then there’s one user who refuses to see it. Simple fact is that you can’t blame Rittenhouse just for being there. It’s a situation He should h...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 1595

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

I've been doing keto/low carb for so long and basically lots of meat and since my mom is vegetarian and I didn't want her to cook we got a large Dominos pizza with thin crust, garlic sauce, olives, mushrooms, and feta cheese. It was very good and worth breaking my diet for. This will probably be th...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 1595

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

Dutchy wrote:

Nothing? Not going to eat at all? :shock: :lol:

Not American, so no thanksgiving, so nothing special. ;)

Anyhow, happy thanksgiving to anyone who wants to celebrate it.


You too, I skipped all potatoes and desert tonight I feel good and not stuffed!

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 32
Views: 1595

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

My Aunt makes this pizza with flaky crust. Then shrimp soup. Regular turkey and stuffing. Mushrooms. Sweet and mashed.

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 221
Views: 11663

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

stratosphere wrote:
MSNBC and Joy Reid still are not happy even with the verdict going their way.


Of course not, it doesn't get people all fired up and pissed at each other. I don't know how she has a career she is so evil.

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I lived in California while she was AG and felt she was too conservative, politically. But, because she had a (D) behind her name, she is an unhinged lunatic liberal. She actually does reach across the aisle and does have support of moderates. But, right wing media keeps this narrative of how insan...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 4653

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

So why didn't the media find a picture of him in a suit? Why is the first picture of him making him look like a monster. It's not like he marched toward a crowd with a loaded gun and opened fire because he felt some kind of way from his house 20 miles away.... No he drove through a crowd with a dea...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

. Her first real zinger of a loss was the DNC primary, but that only speaks to an inability to win recognition at the national level. Some analysts suggested her aggressive campaigning in the DNC primary was too Trumpian for Dem tastes, and they are probably right. To win national office you have t...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 4653

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

Of course, the race (Black) and criminal record of the alleged driver got put out late last night to fuel even more the social tensions in this country, already at a high level from the acquittal of Rittenhouse of murder and other charges. If some people can't handle the facts of the case that is o...

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by NIKV69
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

I can also dig up polls that show Harris is extremely popular. It's all in what you look for. We're waiting....and waiting... Why do you need a poll now? She didn't even make it to the voting stage of the primary when she ran for president the first time. The Democratic party knows she isn't popula...

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by NIKV69
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 2952

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/59361505.amp


This gets worse and worse
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Aaron747 wrote:
Now PRC state media are putting out apparently staged videos showing Peng alive:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/59361505.amp


This gets worse and worse

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14339

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

LittleFokker wrote:
Good news, everyone - vigilante murder is legal in Wisconsin now! Should I drive up from Illinois and inflict a little self defense of on own?


No but you can become law enforcement and do a daily tour and protect the community.

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 2952

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

She just shared some photos of her in her residence to her WeChat account, so missing no more. Perhaps she’s keeping a low profile because, just like a lot of women in Western countries, raising of harassment allegations attract a lot of unwanted attention and she wants to privacy. If women in West...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14339

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

You can look at the slant and the tone of this ABC News article on the Rittenhouse acquittal, to see where the bulk of the mainstream media will be going tonight. They are playing to their base. https://abcnews.go.com/US/jury-reaches-verdict-kyle-rittenhouse-homicide-trial/story?id=81108654 Yep MSN...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

So now you deflect from your lack of knowledge about how the US Government works into a wild right wing rant about politics being pushed by right wing media ? Wow, ok you are not listening so we are done here. I will say this one last time since you are pushing this "rightwing media" thin...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

Really? You do not understand the US at all do you or the laws? Or are you threatening the VP? I understand perfectly, I am also confident Biden will complete his term and will not be re-elected and if she is foolish to run in another primary. I mean she didn't make it to the first vote in the last...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

You need to sit down and listen to grown ups, Nik. Your political «analysis» have shown themselves to be wrong 99% of more of the time. Or more. Things are connected differently to what you think, it seems to me you have little understanding of the basic workings of society. Wether Harris’ is an im...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

Well like it or not , Harris has been the acting president this morning. First time a woman has held that role. https://www.dw.com/en/us-kamala-harris-to-serve-as-acting-president-during-biden-colonoscopy/a-59883548 Well thankfully it will be the last time she holds it. Republicans are still suppor...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 311
Views: 14339

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Not guilty on all charges. A just verdict. The Civil lawsuits against Kenosha and Rittenhouse will be interesting to see. As for this ruling, it comes down to bad police work, and over charging by the prosecutor. The wrongful death suits will probably be forthcoming. It was not wrongful death he wa...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

https://www.npr.org/2021/11/19/1057226411/harris-will-be-the-1st-woman-and-asian-american-to-hold-presidential-power-brief?utm_campaign=npr&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=nprnews Yes, it's just going so horribly for Harris...that she actually gets to be President (al...

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 268
Views: 7086

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Prim

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

Aaron747 wrote:

You're taking more of a chance just driving around in Vegas...SJD is safer than LAS:



No it really isn't and Metro isn't on the drug cartels payroll. Again if you feel that way by all means have a nice time there.

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by NIKV69
Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

It would help to consult a map of a country as large as Mexico. The poster is talking about visiting Baja California Sur, and all three of your articles, including the most fearmongering ‘don’t go’ one, are about the plaza wars in Quintana Roo. La Paz/Cabo San Lucas are almost 1500 mi from Cancun :...

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 18, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

Wouldn't set foot in Mexico, go to HNL. Why not? https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/mexican-national-guard-be-stationed-tourist-resort-cancun-amid-violence-2021-11-17/ https://nypost.com/2021/11/17/mexico-creates-national-guard-tourist-battalion-to-protect-popular-resorts/ https://nypost.com/20...

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Monstrous ethical conundrum
Replies: 32
Views: 1705

Re: Monstrous ethical conundrum

Is this place Toppers any good?

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3678

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

The problem, however, is Republicans have started passing sweeping and draconian laws to ensure they are in power and no one else. Many of us, myself included, want to see more parties gaining power. We are sick and tired of this two party system. Thanks to Republicans, we are headed to a one-party...

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by NIKV69
Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.
Replies: 43
Views: 2952

Re: Female Chinese Tennis star missing.

johns624 wrote:
She appears to have been afflicted with "Jimmy Hoffa Syndrome"---the feeling that you are too well known for bad people to do something to you. It's sad but they will get away with it.


I sure hope you're wrong but I am getting a bad feeling.

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